Tag: The Book Fairies
The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit that donates reading materials for those in need, is hosting a virtual Read-a-Thon in August to engage kids after the coronavirus pandemic interrupted their education.
After Long Island schools closed last week and switched to virtual learning to avoid spreading the coronavirus, a local literacy nonprofit donated books to children in need so they could keep reading.
Guinness World Records has confirmed that Freeport-based nonprofit The Book Fairies officially broke the record for the longest line of books, 3.81 miles, at two Wyandanch schools in November.
The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating illiteracy, appointed Long Island Press Publisher Joanna Austin to its board of directors.
More than 150 volunteers spent three hours Thursday lining up 31,000 books through two Wyandanch schools in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the longest-ever line of books.
Vying to set the world record for longest chain of books is The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting illiteracy by providing free books to at-risk youths and communities.
She founded The Book Fairies, a fast-growing nonprofit organization that collects reading materials for those in need throughout the New York Metro area.